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ABZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ABZ / EGPD
Airport Names:
  1. Aberdeen International Airport
  2. Aberdeen/Dyce Airport
  3. Port-adhair Obar Dheathain
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 57°12'9"N by 2°11'53"W
Area Served: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Heathrow Airport Holdings
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 215 feet (66 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ):

  • In addition to being known as "Aberdeen International Airport", other names for ABZ include "Aberdeen/Dyce Airport" and "Port-adhair Obar Dheathain".
  • The furthest airport from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,616 miles (18,694 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is RAF Lossiemouth (LMO), which is located 55 miles (88 kilometers) NW of ABZ.
  • Because of Aberdeen International Airport's relatively low elevation of 215 feet, planes can take off or land at Aberdeen International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Anti-shipping operations by Coastal Command were carried out from RAF Dyce as well as convoy escort.
  • Aberdeen Airport has now begun work on a £10 million construction project to attract more international routes.
  • The former Airport social club building has been renovated by Bond Offshore helicopters, this will be for future passenger use.
  • Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Aberdeen International Airport handled 3,440,765 passengers last year.
  • The airport was nationalized in 1947 and was transferred to the control of the British Airports Authority in 1975.

Map of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
154.82 miles (88.23 km) NWRAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
259.35 miles (95.51 km) WNWKinloss Barracks (FSS)Forres, Scotland, United KingdomView Kinloss Barracks on a map Set FSS as destination Airport Get more information about Kinloss Barracks
360.54 miles (97.42 km) SSWDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
462.68 miles (100.87 km) SSWRAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
568.88 miles (110.84 km) SWPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
672.79 miles (117.14 km) WNWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
792.84 miles (149.41 km) NNWWick Airport (WIC)Wick, Scotland, United KingdomView Wick Airport on a map Set WIC as destination Airport Get more information about Wick Airport
897.40 miles (156.75 km) SSWEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
9123.98 miles (199.53 km) NNWKirkwall Airport (KOI)Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, United KingdomView Kirkwall Airport on a map Set KOI as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkwall Airport
10125.29 miles (201.64 km) SWGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
11135.89 miles (218.69 km) NStronsay Airport (SOY)Stronsay, Scotland, United KingdomView Stronsay Airport on a map Set SOY as destination Airport Get more information about Stronsay Airport
12138.94 miles (223.61 km) NEday Airport (EOI)Eday, Scotland, United KingdomView Eday Airport on a map Set EOI as destination Airport Get more information about Eday Airport
13142.16 miles (228.78 km) NSanday Airport (NDY)Sanday, Scotland, United KingdomView Sanday Airport on a map Set NDY as destination Airport Get more information about Sanday Airport
14148.64 miles (239.21 km) SWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
15150.82 miles (242.73 km) SNewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,616.04 miles (18,694.16 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,593.36 miles (18,657.66 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,589.99 miles (18,652.23 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,543.75 miles (18,577.82 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,533.13 miles (18,560.73 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,509.73 miles (18,523.08 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,501.35 miles (18,509.59 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,499.27 miles (18,506.24 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,481.75 miles (18,478.05 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,478.53 miles (18,472.86 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1111,472.42 miles (18,463.03 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1211,461.97 miles (18,446.20 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1311,459.80 miles (18,442.72 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,450.68 miles (18,428.04 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,428.85 miles (18,392.90 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome